For Immediate Release
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Incident: Teen Arrested For Vandalizing Westhampton Beach High School
Location: Lilac Road, Westhampton Beach
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at approximately 3 p.m.

Suffolk County Police Hate Crimes Unit detectives today arrested a teen who vandalized Westhampton Beach High School.


Christian Hinck broke a window and spray painted racial graffiti, including swastikas and phallic symbols on the walls, sidewalks and windows of the high school, located at 49 Lilac Road, Westhampton Beach, on April 6. After a thorough investigation by the Suffolk County Police Hate Crimes Unit and the Westhampton Beach Village Police Department, detectives arrested Hinck on Lilac Road in Westhampton Beach at approximately 3 p.m.


Hinck, 17, of South Phillips Avenue, Remsenberg was charged with Aggravated  Harassment 1st Degree, Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree and Making Graffiti.


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Authority: Geraldine Hart, Acting Commissioner 18-204501
Suffolk County Police Department

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